Public Policy and Politics
October 31, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA law professor receives honorary professorship from University of Edinburgh
Alan Watson, retired Distinguished Research Professor and holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair of Law at the University of Georgia, has received an honorary professorship from the University of Edinburgh. A title conferred only on individuals of high academic distinction, the professorship will run for 10 years and will require Watson to give lectures and seminars at the university.
October 28, 2014 | Events on Campus
University of Georgia to host Law School Fair
The University of Georgia Pre-Law Advising Program invites students and alumni to attend the annual Law School Fair Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the fourth floor rotunda of the Miller Learning Center.
October 23, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA lecture to look at current politics, midterm elections
Longtime federal government official Powell A. Moore will deliver a lecture on politics titled "Washington Insights Over Half a Century: Midterm Elections in the Sixth Year of a Two-Term Presidency" Nov. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 271 of the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
October 20, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media Advisory: Final meeting of the Governor’s High Demand Career Initiative
Who: Georgia Department of Economic Development, Technical College System of Georgia, University System of Georgia, Georgia industry representatives, state and local leaders
October 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at MLK Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23
Ambassador Andrew Young, the former mayor of Atlanta, will be the keynote speaker for the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.
October 15, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Russell Library honored with state award
The University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies is among the recipients of the third annual Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Director Sheryl B. Vogt accepted the award from Gov. Nathan Deal in a ceremony at the state Capitol.
October 13, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA School of Law wins National Trial Advocacy Tournament
The University of Georgia School of Law recently won the first National Trial Advocacy Tournament, hosted by the University of Florida Levin College of Law Oct. 3-5.
October 9, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host conference on children and international criminal justice
The University of Georgia School of Law will host a conference titled "Children and International Criminal Justice" Oct. 28 in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Starting at 9:15 a.m., there will be a public plenary session that will include a panel discussion followed by the keynote address by International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. The afternoon program will consist of closed workshop sessions.
October 8, 2014 | Events on Campus
Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano to present Sibley Lecture at UGA
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present "Anatomy of a Legal Decision" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
October 6, 2014 | Events on Campus
Russell Library celebrates 40th anniversary with scholars and policymakers symposium
The University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a scholars and policymakers symposium Oct. 27-28 to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
October 1, 2014 | Events on Campus
Conference to focus on legal and political issues facing Georgia
The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Fourth Annual Georgia Association of Law and Politics Symposium Oct. 17 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Seating is limited. Preregistration is encouraged before Oct. 14.
September 25, 2014 | Events on Campus
Political scientist to lecture on congressional-presidential relations
David Mayhew, one of the world's preeminent authorities on the U.S. Congress and American political parties, will deliver the annual George S. Parthemos Lecture Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 271 of The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the University of Georgia Campus.
September 24, 2014 | Events on Campus
Las Vegas city manager to give Getzen Lecture on government accountability
Las Vegas City Manager Elizabeth Fretwell will deliver the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs' annual Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability. Fretwell's lecture, "The City of Las Vegas, Accountable and Not Sinful...SHHH Don't Tell Our Visitors," will be delivered Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
September 22, 2014 | Events on Campus
Discussion on nuclear policy to feature under secretary, retired general
A public policy dialogue on "Nuclear Policy in the 21st Century" will be held Sept. 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel. The event will feature Rose Gottemoeller, under secretary for arms control and international security, and retired Air Force Gen. Eugene Habiger.
September 17, 2014 | Research News
ARMC, UGA College of Public Health to host ‘A Conversation about Ebola’ Sept. 25
As awareness spreads and questions continue about recent Ebola outbreaks in Africa, as well as increased focus on the treatment of some patients with the virus in Atlanta, the University of Georgia College of Public Health and Athens Regional Medical Center are partnering to hold a community forum to discuss the infectious disease and any potential local impacts.